Ranjit Ray, who heads free-trade zones (FTZs) for DP World India subcontinent has been appointed as the National Contact Point (NCP) of the World Free Zones Organisation (World FZO) for the Indian region. A certificate to this effect has been issued to DP World by WFZO.
As an NCP, Ranjit Ray will be the focal point to facilitate the development of FTZs ecosystem in India along with World FZO and cooperation of the Indian Government.
“I am pleased to be appointed as a National Contact Point of the World FZO for India. DP World has a proven track record in developing Free Zones in many countries, and we will endeavour to the best of our ability to leverage our global expertise to expand the logistics ecosystem in India and support our country’s fast-growing export-import trade,” said Ranjit Ray, CEO FTZ, DP World Subcontinent. “We look forward to this partnership and working closely with the World FZO and Indian Government to position the country as a global trading and manufacturing hub.”
DP World has over 30 years of experience in developing and operating Logistics Parks and Free Zones across the world. The company operates the world’s leading Free Zone – JAFZA in Dubai which contributes to 23% of the GDP of Dubai Region, catering to over 7000 companies and global customers.
DP World is building two Free Trade Zones in India. The projects are being developed at strategic locations in Mumbai and Chennai, which will offer customers direct access to global and domestic markets.